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The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve by G. Edward GriffinThe quintessential treatise on economics. Cussed and discussed by all from notable politicians to academicians to laypersons. Do you want to know the truth about money? Creature from Jekyll Island will give you the answers to these, and other, questions: Where does money come from? Where does it go? Who makes it? The money magicians secrets are unveiled. We get a close look at their mirrors and smoke machines, their pulleys, cogs, and wheels that create the grand illusion called money. A dry and boring subject? Just wait! Youll be hooked in five minutes. Creature from Jekyll Island Reads like a detective story which it really is. But its all true. This book is about the most blatant scam of all history. Its all here: the cause of wars, boom-bust cycles, inflation, depression, prosperity. Creature from Jekyll Island is a must read. Your world view will definitely change. Youll never trust a politician again or a banker.
The Creature from Jekyll Island - G. Edward Griffin
The Meeting at Jekyll Island
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So he went to great lengths to keep the meeting secret, adopting the ruse of a duck hunting trip and instructing the men to come one at a time to a train terminal in New Jersey, where they could board his private train car. Once aboard, the men used only first names — Nelson, Harry, Frank, Paul, Piatt, and Arthur — to prevent the staff from learning their identities. An additional member of the First Name Club was Benjamin Strong , vice president of the Bankers Trust Company and the future founding chief executive officer then called governor, now called president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. But it is unlikely Strong attended the meeting on Jekyll Island. Most scholars and journalists who have written about the issue, including Bertie Charles B. Forbes -- the founder of Forbes magazine and the journalist who first revealed the meetings in an article in -- have concluded Strong did not attend Forbes Strong had worked closely with the Jekyll Island attendees in other venues, however, and his ideas were certainly present at the meeting even if he was not there in person.
Edward Griffin born November 7, is an American author, filmmaker, and conspiracy theorist. Griffin's writings promote a number of views and conspiracy theories regarding various of his political, defense and health care interests. In his book World Without Cancer , he argues that cancer is a nutritional deficiency that can be cured by consuming amygdalin , a view regarded as quackery by the medical community. Kennedy assassination conspiracy theory. Griffin was born in Detroit , Michigan , on November 7, , and became a child voice actor on local radio from to He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in , majoring in speech and communications. In , he served in the United States Army , and in was discharged as a sergeant.
Book Review: The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve
The system, which amounts to a national bank under control of surprise the money interests who dominate the government of the United States, was rather sneakily enacted into law by Congress just before Christmas recess in Creature shows how this surreptitious meeting on Jekyll Island, a private resort off the coast of Georgia owned by J. Morgan and associates, led to the FRBS and its seemingly unlimited license to steal continuously from the productive class. Forbes who later founded Forbes Magazine wrote a story about the meeting… approvingly. Griffin lays out the objectives of these less-than-magnificent seven straightforwardly:. What follows is history, as they say.
February 28, by Steve Matthews. End of story. But that struck me as a rather odd stance. For the question, to bailout, or not to bailout? And in truth, any answer one could give would have to go well beyond finance and accounting, touching upon the basic philosophical disciplines of politics, ethics, and ultimately epistemology. Further, any answer given would go a long way to telling you something about the man himself.